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LG 324 Contract Management and Law
Reid, Ernest C.


Mission Statement: The mission of Park University, an entrepreneurial institution of learning, is to provide access to academic excellence, which will prepare learners to think critically, communicate effectively and engage in lifelong learning while serving a global community.

Vision Statement: Park University will be a renowned international leader in providing innovative educational opportunities for learners within the global society.

Course

LG 324 Contract Management and Law

Semester

F2DD 2006 DC

Faculty

Reid, Ernest C.

Title

Senior Instructor, Academic Director, Logistics Coordinator

Degrees/Certificates

Masters of Science in Administration, Central Michigan University
Bachelor of Science, in Management/Logistics Park University
Associate of Applied Science, Electronic Systems Technology CCAF

Daytime Phone

614-692-8850 (11AM-1PM, Weekdays)

Other Phone

740-587-7178 (7-10PM Weekdays, Anytime Weekends)

E-Mail

ernest.reid@park.edu

ereid31@windstream.com

Semester Dates

October 23 - December 17, 2006

Class Days

---W---

Class Time

5:00 - 10:45 PM

Prerequisites

MG260

Credit Hours

3


Textbook:
Purchasing Manager's Desk Book of Purchasing Law, Third Edition, King Ritterskamp, CCH, a Wolters Kluwer business, ISBN 0735549923

Textbooks can be purchased through the MBS bookstore

Textbooks can be purchased through the Parkville Bookstore

Additional Resources:

McAfee Memorial Library - Online information, links, electronic databases and the Online catalog. Contact the library for further assistance via email or at 800-270-4347.
Career Counseling - The Career Development Center (CDC) provides services for all stages of career development.  The mission of the CDC is to provide the career planning tools to ensure a lifetime of career success.
Park Helpdesk - If you have forgotten your OPEN ID or Password, or need assistance with your PirateMail account, please email helpdesk@park.edu or call 800-927-3024
Resources for Current Students - A great place to look for all kinds of information http://www.park.edu/Current/.

http://www.sos.state.oh.us
http://www.nccusl.org
http://www.law.cornell.edu/ucc

Course Description:
A study of the procurement and contracting process with emphasis on the organization, policy formulation, procedures, and administration of purchasing activities and functions. PREREQUISITE: MG 260. 3:0:3

Educational Philosophy:
The facilitator's educational philosophy is one of interactiveness based on lectures, readings, dialogues, examinations, internet, videos, web sites and writings.

Learning Outcomes:
  Core Learning Outcomes

  1. Analyze the role of legal council in an organization. The student should include a discussion of corporate, and outside legal services, alternate dispute resolution, mediation, and arbitration
  2. Define an agent and principle; include a description of the duties and liabilities of each.
  3. Discuss the Uniform Commercial Code (UCC). The student should explain its origin and use.
  4. Explain offers and acceptance in relation to contracting. Include the essentials of a purchase contract.
  5. Analyze delivery, acceptance, and payment as related to contracting.
  6. Discuss the Convention on the International Sale of Goods. The student should explain its origin and use to include its relationship to the UCC.


Core Assessment:

Class Assessment:

Three examinations and assigned homework (based on material covered).

 

Grading:

Test 1 = 30%

Test 2 = 30%

Test 3 =30%

Homework = 10%

Course Grade =

A = 90-100%

B = 80-89%

C = 70-79%

D = 60-69%

F = 0-59%

Late Submission of Course Materials:
Unless coordinated with the instructor prior to unplanned circumstances, late submission of course work will result in 50% of allowed points if one week late and not accepted in excess of one week late.

Classroom Rules of Conduct:
The students are expected to attend all class meetings prepared and ready to participate.

Course Topic/Dates/Assignments:

October 25th - Chapters 34, 1-5

November 1 - Chapters 6-11

November 8 - Chapters 12-14; Test 1 (1-11)

November 15 - Chapters 15-19

November 22 - Chapters 20-23

November 30 - Chapters 24-26; Test 2 (12-23)

December 7 - Chapters 27-33

December 14 - Final Examination (24-33, +CLO's)

Academic Honesty:
Academic integrity is the foundation of the academic community. Because each student has the primary responsibility for being academically honest, students are advised to read and understand all sections of this policy relating to standards of conduct and academic life.   Park University 2006-2007 Undergraduate Catalog Page 87-89

Plagiarism:
Plagiarism involves the use of quotations without quotation marks, the use of quotations without indication of the source, the use of another's idea without acknowledging the source, the submission of a paper, laboratory report, project, or class assignment (any portion of such) prepared by another person, or incorrect paraphrasing. Park University 2006-2007 Undergraduate Catalog Page 87

Attendance Policy:
Instructors are required to maintain attendance records and to report absences via the online attendance reporting system.

  1. The instructor may excuse absences for valid reasons, but missed work must be made up within the semester/term of enrollment.
  2. Work missed through unexcused absences must also be made up within the semester/term of enrollment, but unexcused absences may carry further penalties.
  3. In the event of two consecutive weeks of unexcused absences in a semester/term of enrollment, the student will be administratively withdrawn, resulting in a grade of "W".
  4. A "Contract for Incomplete" will not be issued to a student who has unexcused or excessive absences recorded for a course.
  5. Students receiving Military Tuition Assistance or Veterans Administration educational benefits must not exceed three unexcused absences in the semester/term of enrollment. Excessive absences will be reported to the appropriate agency and may result in a monetary penalty to the student.
  6. Report of a "F" grade (attendance or academic) resulting from excessive absence for those students who are receiving financial assistance from agencies not mentioned in item 5 above will be reported to the appropriate agency.

Park University 2006-2007 Undergraduate Catalog Page 89-90

Disability Guidelines:
Park University is committed to meeting the needs of all students that meet the criteria for special assistance. These guidelines are designed to supply directions to students concerning the information necessary to accomplish this goal. It is Park University's policy to comply fully with federal and state law, including Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, regarding students with disabilities. In the case of any inconsistency between these guidelines and federal and/or state law, the provisions of the law will apply. Additional information concerning Park University's policies and procedures related to disability can be found on the Park University web page: http://www.park.edu/disability .

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Last Updated:10/8/2006 7:48:24 AM